February 26, 2022

Opinion: Web 3.0 and Decentralized Finance – How Bitcoin helps Nation States Like Ukraine Protect Themselves From Invasion in the Digital Age

In a digital world, is bitcoin more valuable than gold? Well, if you’re a country that gets invaded by Russia, you can instantly transfer all your […]
March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Biological Disaster Mitigation Proceedures & Remote Work Setup Resources

Human-ISM Stage 1 Biological Disaster Mitigation Procedures Update: “Shelter in Place” directive for San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and surrounding counties is now in effect […]
March 31, 2018

Trust No One – Protecting Your Data in the Modern Cloud Era

Trust No One – Protecting Your Data in the Cloud Era How do you protect your data from theft and loss? Simple, you trust no one. […]
May 30, 2017

AT&T Gigabit Residential Fiber Launches in Seabright Area

AT&T has recently gone live with “GIGAPOWER” 1000Mbps residential Internet, TV, and Voice in the Seabright area of Santa Cruz. For comparison, that’s 41 times faster […]
January 5, 2016

10 Actually Effective Ways to Protect Yourself from Being Hacked

Security is always a trade-off with usability. The only completely secure computer is one turned off, in a safe, in the ground, guarded by barbed-wire and […]
July 11, 2015

Power Efficiency & Correctly Sizing a Desktop Power Supply Unit

When purchasing a replacement Power Supply Unit (PSU), there is a lot of confusion over what makes a good PSU these days. With some people recommending […]
June 30, 2015

Santa Cruz Fiber Project – City Council Wants Fiber Everywhere

In a Santa Cruz City Council Agenda meeting from June 17th, Santa Cruz City has voted unanimously to partner with Cruzio Internet to deliver 1000Mbps fiber […]
December 24, 2014

How to avoid a $500,000 fine from VISA & MasterCard

The PCI/DSS compliance program is required for all merchants that handle credit card data or accept credit cards for payment. However, there’s a lot of confusion […]